Basic Function The current vacancy is with the Information and Public Records Service Team. This position focuses primarily on internal communications (75 percent) and supports the county's digital communications (25 percent). To create educational and informational materials to promote the county's programs, services, events and facilities; to assist with the creation, presentation, and maintenance of content on the county's public and internal web sites and social media channels; produce fliers, brochures and other printed and electronic materials, including graphic design and production activities; arrange and take photographs and\/or video; arrange and produce public relations and communication activities; and to perform other related duties as assigned. \u00a0If an internal candidate is selected, salary will be set in accordance with the personnel rules, i.e. promotion, transfer, or voluntary reduction. To view or print a copy of the complete Ramsey County job (class) description for this job, go to: . Once at this page, you can browse the alphabetical list of job descriptions. \u00a0 Examples of Work Performed Facilitate the creation, expansion, and maintenance of content for both public and internal communications through collaboration with professional department staff. Prepare narratives, graphics\/layouts and images for use in print and electronic publications. Solicit\u00a0stories and write content for the county's intranet site, public website and social media channels. Assist in developing presentations to be used in briefing departmental or county personnel, elected officials, and the community about specific projects, events or activities. Assist in promoting and organizing programs and events. Design and produce brochures or other promotional and educational publications, signs, displays and materials for the department through the use of desktop publishing software and other methods. Design and collaborate on multi-media communications. Create and manage online customer surveys and forms. May answer phones, and perform other tasks, such as keyboarding, filing and providing information to other employees, the public or vendors, either orally or in writing. \u00a0 (The work assigned to a position in this classification may not include all possible tasks in this work and does not limit the assignment of any additional tasks in this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required.) \u00a0 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in English, visual\/graphic design, communications, journalism, marketing or a closely related field. \u00a0 Experience: None \u00a0 \u00a0 Exam\/Screening Process Information EXAMINATION: The examination\/screening process will consist of the following sections with each section weighted as indicated: \u00a0 Training & Experience Rating...................Wt. 100% NOTE: The Training & Experience Rating will be based on the supplemental questionnaire that you need to complete as part of your application. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will pass the training & experience rating. Please be sure to be complete in your answers and do not mark \see resume\ or \see work history\. Failure to clearly and completely outline your training & experience could adversely affect your examination score and rank on the eligible list for this classification. Veterans' Preference: This is a classified position requiring an open, competitive selection process. Veterans' Preference points will be applied after a candidate passes the examination process. Applicants who are eligible for veteran's preference should update their DD214, and other supporting documents, and submit them as an attachment at the time of application. Eligible List : The names of all applicants who pass the examination\/screening process and file a properly completed application shall be placed on the eligible list for employment as a Communications Specialist. This list will be certified to the\u00a0appointing authority which may use this list to fill\u00a0a vacancy. Candidates\u00a0will remain on the list for\u00a0three months or until hired, whichever occurs first. A notice will be sent to applicants at the time the eligible list is posted, informing them that the list has been posted and their rank on the list. Criminal Background Checks: All employment offers are conditioned upon the applicant passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits and the type of work sought. However, making false statements or withholding information will cause you to be barred from employment, or removed from employment. E-Verify Participation Ramsey County participates in the federal E-Verify program. This means that Ramsey County will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Ramsey County is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and\/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants and may not limit or influence the choice of documents you present for use on the Form I-9. For further information regarding this posting, please contact Emily Chmel at Emily.email@example.com or by phone at (651) 266-2722. Equal Opportunity Employer. Ramsey County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, public assistance or national origin.
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Ramsey County's Tax Forfeited Land Department will hold a public auction to sell a fully renovated, tax-forfeited home — 1005 Iglehart Avenue in St. Paul — renovated under the supervision and funding of Ramsey County's Reuse, Recycle, and Renovate for Reinvestment, or 4R Program. The auction will be held at 1005 Iglehart Avenue, inside the home. This home is move-in ready. The opening bid price is $113,000. For more information about the property and upcoming pre-auction open houses, please visit our Auction Information page.